There is not a consistent type or profile of a trafficking victim. Based on U.S. federal law, trafficked persons in the U.S. can be men or women, adults or children, and foreign nationals or U.S. citizens. Some are well-educated, while others have no formal education. Some immigrant victims are currently in the U.S. legally, and others are undocumented. Some form of vulnerability tends to be the common thread amongst all different trafficking victims.
Great article explaining what you should know in way of those who pimp and those being sex trafficked.
Ever wonder how you can join the cause and help raise awareness and bring an end to trafficking? Checkout this amazing video on how you spot the signs that someone is involved in trafficking.
Take a look at what CNN posted on the "World Freedom Project." You will hear the story of an African American Slave. His story is harrowing, but sadly slavery still exists today.